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This Might Give You a Clue as to How Many People Streamed 'Hamilton' This Weekend!

The filmed version of the musical Lin Manuel-Miranda‘s Hamilton hit Disney’s streaming service, Disney+, this weekend, and we now have a clue about just how popular the hit musical actually was for viewers this weekend!

The film debuted on Friday, July 3 and between Friday and Sunday, the Disney+ app was downloaded a whopping 513,323 times globally, including 266,084 times in the United States alone.

According to Variety, this means that “Disney Plus downloads were 72.4% higher than the average of the four weekends in June 2020 over comparable time periods.” Many believe that the rise in downloads has to be attributed to Hamilton, and this number obviously doesn’t include those who already subscribe to the streaming service!

This version of Hamilton has been billed as the original Broadway cast, however, one of the cast members is issuing a gentle reminder that this is not the case!

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'Hamilton' Movie (2020) - Full Cast, Performers, & Song List Released!

The smash-hit Broadway musical Hamilton will finally be available to stream in full on Disney+ beginning at midnight tonight.

We’ve gathered all the information you need to know before watching.

The musical was filmed in June 2016 while on Broadway with the full original cast participating. The book, music, and lyrics were written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, who also stars in the show. The musical was directed by Thomas Kail.

Hamilton has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre—a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education.

The show won 11 total Tony Awards including Best Musical, Leading Actor and Featured Actor (for Leslie Odom, Jr. and Daveed Diggs), Featured Actress (Renée Elise Goldsberry), and more.

Be sure to stream Hamilton on Disney+ this weekend!

Click inside for the full cast list and song list…More Here! »

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Three Disney+ Originals Have a Perfect 100% Score on Rotten Tomatoes - Where Does 'Hamilton' Rank?

Disney+ only launched in November of 2019, and so far, there are severarl original movies, television shows, and original shorts that have debuted on the streaming service.

Well, we’re providing the Rotten Tomatoes ranking of each of the 12 titles that they have have scored. We then ranked the content from worst to best so you can check out what you should watch! Three of the original titles have perfect 100% scores. Please note – numerous originals on Disney+ do not have a Rotten Tomatoes score, and they were omitted from this list.

With Hamilton debuting on Disney+ this weekend, we’ve included the title on this list as well!

FYI: If you don’t know, Rotten Tomatoes ranks a movie “fresh,” when “at least 60% of reviews for a movie or TV show are positive,” and ranks a movie “certified fresh” with “a steady Tomatometer score of 75% or higher,” and “at least five reviews from Top Critics,” among other qualifiers.

Click through the slideshow to see which movies and TV shows are worth watching on Disney+…

Disney+ Is Adding These Movies & TV Shows in July 2020 - Full List!

Disney+ has released the full list of movies and television shows that are being added to the streaming service in July.

There are a good deal of movies, TV shows, and also, original content that the streaming service will be adding throughout the coming weeks. In addition, there’s a Star Wars title, a Pixar title, and more arriving just in time for summer streaming.

If you haven’t yet signed up for Disney+ just yet, there’s a bit of bad news for you!

Click inside for the full list of titles being added to Disney+ in July…More Here! »

Disney+ Debuts 'Hamilton' Preview Ahead of Premiere - Watch! (Video)

Hamilton is heading to Disney+ soon, and there’s a new preview!

The filmed version of the original Broadway production premieres on Friday (July 3) on Disney+, and ahead of the premiere, the studio just released a special look at the release.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Lin-Manuel Miranda

This filmed release of the production, with book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, was filmed at The Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway in June of 2016.

For those who have not yet seen the show, here’s a synopsis: “Hamilton is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, Hamilton has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre—a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education.”

Lin-Manuel Miranda recently explained why the show “hits different” depending on what America is going through…

Disney Plus Releases The First Trailer for 'Hamilton' - Watch!

Get excited – Hamilton will be released on Disney+ in less than a month!

The streaming site just released the trailer for the upcoming filmed version of the mega-hit Broadway musical from Lin-Manuel Miranda.

The film is being described by Disney as “an unforgettable cinematic stage performance, the filmed version of the original Broadway production of Hamilton combines the best elements of live theater, film and streaming to bring the cultural phenomenon to homes around the world for a thrilling, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Hamilton is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, Hamilton has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre—a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education.”

Originally, the Hamilton movie wasn’t supposed to be released on Disney+ until October 2021, but because of the pandemic, Lin-Manuel released a statement saying that the movie would be released in July instead.

The original Broadway cast includes Lin-Manuel as Alexander Hamilton, Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson, Leslie Odom Jr. as Aaron Burr, Christopher Jackson as George Washington, Jonathan Groff as King George, Renee Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler, and Phillipa Soo as Eliza Hamilton.

Make sure you watch Hamilton on Disney+ starting on July 3!

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Disney Gets Rid of Free Trials For Disney+ Streaming Service

The free trial for Disney+ is officially over.

Disney announced today that their introductory feature will no longer be available starting now.

The company says that they don’t need a free trial promo in order to lure in customers, according to Variety.

“We continue to test and evaluate different marketing, offers and promotions to grow Disney Plus,” a rep for the company said in a statement. “The service was set at an attractive price-to-value proposition that we believe delivers a compelling entertainment offering on its own.”

The site reports that Disney+ had over 54.5 million subscribers worldwide, just six months after it first launched.

Disney doesn’t offer free trials on the Disney Plus, Hulu, and ESPN Plus bundle, either. However, Hulu on its own, does offer free trials – the $5.99 monthly plan with ads and the $11.99 monthly package without ads are free for one month to eligible subscribers.

If you missed it, the streaming service just renewed this acclaimed original show for a second season!